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Chocolate and Sea Salt Granola (Vegan + Gluten-free)

This Chocolate and Sea Salt Granola is the perfect quick breakfast. Loaded with crunch and chocolate you can't go wrong. Plus it is vegan and gluten-free to fit whatever kind of diet you need.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, gluten-free, granola, healthy, quick and easy, vegan
Servings: 14
Author: Tiffany


  • 3 1/2 cup oats gluten-free
  • 1 cup almonds raw, chopped
  • 1 cup cacao nibs
  • 1 cup coconut shredded, unsweetened
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 4 Tbsp cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Line a rectangle baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix the dry oats, almonds, cacao nibs, coconut, sunflower seeds, and cacao powder together in a large mixing bowl.
  • Heat the coconut oil and maple syrup in a small saucepan over low heat. Once the oil is melted stir in the vanilla and salt.
  • Pour the liquids over the dry ingredients. Stir together with a rubber spatula until evenly coated.
  • Spread the mixture onto prepared pan in one even layer. Bake for 75 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool. It will become crisp as it cools.
  • Break apart and store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to two weeks.